“Do you swear to tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth?”

My guess would be that if you’re reading this, you’ve probably heard that familiar courtroom question (or something very similar) preceding the usual “I do” (with a very—emphasis on very—short space of time in-between).

Another guess of mine would be that the person who said “I do” in response to that question probably committed perjury (minus the indictment part) by the end of the questioning.

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